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Neves de Oliveira Lima, Rui (author)
The wrist is one of the most complex joints in the human body, comprised of multiple bones and ligaments, and capable of performing a variety of movements. Proper wrist motion relies heavily on the interplay between the carpal bones of the hand and its ligamentous connections, and when that interplay is compromised hand function can be severely...
master thesis 2024
Hupkens, Lisanne (author)
Goal: Nerve injury is a typical complication of a fasciectomy, a surgical treatment for Dupuytren's contracture. This research focuses on the creation of a surgical device to prevent this medical complication.<br/>Design: A mechanical feedforward-based device with a spreading and cutting mechanism was proposed. Stretching the target tissue...
master thesis 2023
Schijf, Menno (author)
Introduction - Arthritis is a condition causing pain, deformations and loss of motion in human joints. The surgical instruments used to place a specific unconstrained prosthesis that is used to treat an arthritic joint are difficult to use. The objective for this thesis is to improve the current placement procedure by carrying out an analysis on...
master thesis 2022